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  • Star-Wars, schizophrenia and me

    30 December 2015 ( #entertainment, #politics )

    Who doesn't know Star Wars? It will not be more than a few people, solely the currently ongoing almost unbelievable public campaign makes it almost impossible, to miss at least some information about it. I'm more a Star-Trek and Babylon-5 fan, however...

  • Online-April-Fool-Jokes – potentially joyless fun

    08 April 2016 ( #internet, #entertainment )

    April-Fool-Jokes have a centuries old tradition, the term as such already exists since the 19th century. And of course I know this tradition since my childhood – and in recent years I have also regularly fallen into it. But no more so around the last...

  • 2nd anniversary of Snowdens NSA-revelations

    07 June 2015 ( #politics, #internet )

    On 6th June 2013 Edward Snowdens revelations about electronic mass-surveillance have been published – and have changed the world. Both the person Snowden as well as his revelations were already in 2013 highly controversial and are still today. Why Edward...

  • Star-Trek anniversary preview

    08 June 2016 ( #entertainment, #star-trek )

    2016 is the year the first USS Enterprise-NCC and the entire Star-Trek-universe celebrate the ultimate anniversary: The probably most influential science-fiction-series ever gets 50 years old. And today it's exactly 3 months until anniversary-day. And...

  • 50 years Star Trek in TV – the ultimative mega-anniversary

    31 December 2016 ( #entertainment, #star-trek )

    On 8th September 2016 time has come: Star-Trek – or how is it called in German „Raumschiff Enterprise (Starship Enterprise) has celebrated its 50th anniversary. On 08. September 1966 the series was primarily aired in the United States. And though I haven't...

  • 20th anniversary for Star Trek Voyager

    16 January 2015 ( #entertainment, #star-trek )

    Appreciations for important science-fiction series have something of a tradition for me.After the two Star Trek series "Next Generation" (TNG) and "Deep Space Nine" (DS9), as well as "Babylon 5" and its spin-off "Crusade" it's "Voyager" (VOY) to celebrate...

  • A quarter century Star Trek - the next generation

    28 September 2012 ( #entertainment, #star-trek )

    A quarter century of Star Trek TNG On September 28th 1987 the 1st episode of "Star Trek - The next generation" (TNG) – in German-speaking countries "Raumschiff Enterprise – Das naechste Jahrhundert", has been on air in the United States. Around 21 years...

  • Who would have become interesting US-presidents

    10 November 2012 ( #politics )

    Obama against Romney - this has not been a choice but pure show. And the big winners of the United States presidential-election have had been certain long before election day: Goldman Sachs and the high-finance. Graphically it can’t be expressed any better...

  • Engelberg-review 2012 and four-hills-tournament-preview

    18 December 2012 ( #sports )

    Again in Engelberg 2 exciting World-Cup ski-jumpings have been accomplished last weekend. Engelberg traditionally is the last ski-jumping before Christmas as well as the last World-Cup competition before the four-hills-tournament. Engelberg-review This...

  • Accidentally discovered: New British “popera-stars” Jonathan and Charlotte

    19 April 2013 ( #entertainment )

    Not only high time for a new blog-entry but also for my first originally in English written entry ever! Around 1 ½ weeks ago I was surfing Youtube for some music-video-clips. I don’t know what clip I have been searching for, but I for sure know one of...

  • Margaret Thatcher – even dead yet highly polarizing

    21 April 2013 ( #politics )

    On April 8th 2013 t he first and so far only female British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died at the age of 87 years. Thatcher has been extremely polarizing already during her incumbency. That even dead she continues going to do so probably is historically...

  • Star Trek: The new explorations - finally Star Trek on TV again!

    29 October 2013 ( #entertainment )

    It's 1 year and 1 month ago that Star Trek - The next Generation" (shortly TNG) was on air in the United States the first time. That's why last year in my tribute to 25 years "Star Trek - The next Generation" I have introduced the idea of TV-movies, which...

  • AMD revising Opteron and hopefully also FX-CPUs

    17 January 2014 ( #computers )

    Over 1 year ago, AMD has introduced its current FX-series-processors, codenamed "Vishera". The Piledriver-Cores used by the Visheras 2013 should have been revised as well as at the Trinity APUs. They haven't been so far however. This has been incomprehensible...

  • AMD by all means should update it's FX-CPUs!

    17 January 2014 ( #computers )

    As written in my last blog entry, so it is fixed that AMD towards spring 2014 revises its Opteron server-processors. However i t is unclear so far whether also an update for the FX desktop-CPUs will be left over. For me and probably for all loyal AMD...

  • 15 Years Crusade - and unfortunately no more Babylon 5

    09 June 2014 ( #entertainment )

    Between the 3 major anniversaries of Star Trek TNG (25 years), DS9 (20 years) and B5 (20 years) in between September 2012 and February 2013, as well as 2 further, major science fiction anniversaries in 2015 and 2016 this year is a pretty quiet SF-year....

  • Preview AMD case-study & hint on German version

    04 December 2014 ( #computers )

    I have been dealing with AMD a couple of times in my blogs, in my German one as well as in my English one. Up to now I mostly have put my focus on technical aspects of the US semi-conductor company. In late November this has changed: After around 2 months...

  • 40 years Starsky & Hutch

    30 April 2015 ( #entertainment )

    With "Starsky & Hutch" a high-quality and especially formative crime-series debuted on the day exactly 40 years ago on April 30th 1975. Although I have known the series created between 1975 and 1979 during my childhood & youth, so in the 1980s and 1990s,...

  • AMDs Radeon-R300-series deserves a fair chance

    13 June 2015 ( #computers )

    The introduction of the new AMD R300-series graphics-cards is imminent. Telling it exactly this should happen on 16th June 2015. After it had seemed to be clear, that there will be no all-new graphics-chips, with the exception of the new and revolutionary...

  • What's up with AMD - a marketing-analysis' summary

    22 June 2015 ( #computers )

    7 months ago on 23rd November 2014 I published my big marketing-study in German. As both a fan of AMD as well as a PC-freak I wanted to publish my comprehensive knowledge about computers and about AMDs current situation. And AMDs situation currently is...

  • Summary & short-assessment to the R300-Radeons from AMD

    28 June 2015 ( #computers )

    After AMD last week has presented the revised graphics cards of the R3x0-series and this week the all-new FuryX graphics-card, equipped with revolutionary components, the 2015 line-up is almost complete. And since the latest AMD graphics-cards have caused...

  • Starsky and Hutch - 1 year after 40th anniversary

    30 April 2016 ( #entertainment )

    Exactly 1 year ago, the two 70s cops Starsky & Hutch have celebrated the series 40th anniversary. And this "birthday" for me was the reason paying tribute to this ground-breaking television series with a big anniversary-article. Interestingly, when it...

  • Ashes to Ashes: German free-TV premiere

    25 May 2016 ( #entertainment )

    4 ½ months ago my favorite series of the 2000s celebrated its 10th anniversary: "Life on Mars" from the UK, named the same as the title track song from the great and unfortunately already deceased David Bowie. "Life on Mars" has got a successor: The BBC-series...

  • 10 years „Life on Mars“, a great BBC-TV-series

    09 January 2016 ( #entertainment )

    I have made several reminiscences to good television-series, but so far never for one newer than 15 years. "Life on Mars" however is something special, to me the best series of the 2000s in several ways: It is not a series from the USA but from the UK....

  • Trump, Clinton, Third-Parties & more – Austrian US-Election 2016 review

    13 January 2017 ( #politics )

    The US presidential-election 2016 is now several weeks ago, but just because of the disemotionalisation related to this fact a a sober look at it's result now is possible. And – though resulted by the fact, that I didn't have time, created my articles...

  • People-initiative against TTIP, CETA and TISA in Austria

    23 January 2017 ( #politics )

    Today on 23th January 2017, the people-initiatve (Volksbegehren) "against TTIP, CETA and TISA" is launched in Austria.The 3 trans-atlantic "free trade agreements" for 2-3 years are under massive criticism from a myriad of sceptical organizations – and...

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